F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

June 10, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church graduated from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Erin L. Barre was named to the dean’s honor roll at Texas A&M University, where students must earn 3.75 grade point average or higher while taking at least 15 semester hours. Paige […]

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Rock Spring Garden Club Hosts Garden of Year Awards

June 9, 2015 12:33 PM0 comments

Rock Spring Garden Club is sponsoring two events that are coming up this week. This Thursday, June 11, at 11 a.m. the club is sponsoring the Arlington 2015 Garden of the Year Awards at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, located at 6025 Little Falls Road, Arlington. The program will include a slideshow […]

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News-Press Columnist Charlie Clark Receives AHS Award

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Charlie Clark, author of the News-Press column “Our Man in Arlington” and the 2014 book Arlington County Chronicles, received the 2015 Cornelia B. Rose Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arlington Historical Society on Friday night at the organization’s annual banquet. The Cornelia B. Rose Award, named after the longtime Arlington historian and […]

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F.C. Musician Bobby Joe Small Given Jamboree Send-Off

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Longtime Falls Church resident and local music icon Bobby Joe Small, who sold his house and is moving to Richmond, was given an honorary jamboree send-off last Friday at Stifel & Capra at 260 W. Broad Street. Many attended to hear Small play with several local musicians, such as Rosser Clark, […]

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Chefs Poteaux to Demo at F.C. Farmers’ Market

June 8, 2015 2:08 PM0 comments

Christophe and Michelle Poteaux, owners of the Alexandria restaurant Bastille, will be the featured chefs at the Farmers’ Market Chef Demo series, which continues this Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the City Hall Parking Lot at 300 Park Avenue. The Poteauxs reopened Bastille in late […]

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Summer Reading Program Begins at Mary Riley Styles Public Library

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The summer reading program is set to begin at Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue on Monday, June 22. The theme of this year’s summer reading program is “Every Hero Has a Story!”. Children of all ages can come to the Youth Services room at the […]

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Rain Barrel Art Auction Taking Place Now

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The City of Falls Church and the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District are inviting the public to participate in a Rain Barrel Art Auction that ends on Monday, June 15. There are twelve artistic rain barrels, which will be featured at local libraries, schools, community centers and business, […]

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McLean Rotary Club Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

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The Rotary Club of McLean selected two students, Sofia Nyaa Mondo and Daniel Felix Propp, to receive $2,000 scholarships and presented them with the awards at the club’s meeting last Tuesday, June 2. The scholarships were awarded based on criteria that included academic excellence, school and community involvement, volunteer work, life experiences, […]

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ODCS Presents Chrysanthemum Tutorials

June 5, 2015 12:49 PM0 comments

The Old Dominion Chrysanthemum Society will give tutorials on growing garden and exhibition chrysanthemums and answer questions related to the topic at its next meeting on Sunday, June 14, at 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Falls Church Community Center at 223 Little Falls Street and is […]

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Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society Hosts Petranek

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The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society is hosting Carol Petranek, who will be giving a talk called “The Treasure Chest Known As FamilySearch,” at the club’s next monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 16, from 1 – 3 p.m. Petranek will focus on the wealth of information, images of documents, online classes, and other features […]

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